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Junior Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-006102
  • Sector: Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
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Junior Estimator
Our Houston Team is seeking a Junior Estimator to work on estimating services with one of our Energy Clients. The ideal candidate has interest gaining estimating experience with large industrial projects and grow a career in Pre-constructions Services! This is a full time position with Faithful+Gould that comes with robust benefits.

About Us
Faithful+Gould , member of the SNC-Lavalin group is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Project Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise - It’s in our DNA



Responsibilities
-Analyzes blueprints and other documents and supports the preparation detailed cost estimates.
-Supports development of conceptual and feasibility cost model estimates utilizing historic benchmarking information and industry experience to develop complete early stage cost estimate forecasting.
-Obtains accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
-Reviews inputted estimate takeoff information in CATO for specific disciplines to provide check to assess accuracy and suitability for project type and specific project requirements.
-Reviews and supports finalizing estimate unit cost pricing to reflect current market conditions and specific project logistics.
-Reviews historic benchmark cost information and highlights variances.
-Develops relationships with members of A/E firms and project team members.
-Supports the cost reconciliation between two or more estimates, and explain variance cost drivers.
-Participate in project management and project controls consulting activities

Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering, Quantity Surveying or a related field
-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Skills in CATO, and Primavera. Knowledge of typical estimating program functionality and related WBS is preferred.
-Requires knowledge of local construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends.
-Requires ability to prepare conceptual cost model estimates from limited information using local historic cost information.
-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
-Must be available to travel to undertake short and long term project assignments

Benefits
Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
-401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer 
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.
 
Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement

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